The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 9:30
a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led
the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United
States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Wednesday, February
H.R. 240 (Rep. Rogers)
Making appropriations for the Department of
Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure of the motion to reconsider
the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.
240 (Roll Call Vote No. 51) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the motion to
invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 was not invoked (Roll
Call Vote No. 51) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Upon reconsideration, cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 not
invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number:
H.Con.Res. 12 (Rep. Tiberi)
A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the
rotunda of the United States Capitol for a ceremony to present the
Congressional Gold Medal to Jack Nicklaus.
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
S.Res. 63 (Sen. Warren)
A resolution congratulating the New England
Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl XLIX.
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 6:06 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mr. Tillis in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10:30 a.m.